Paris syndrome love


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  • n. An alleged transient psychological disorder encountered by some people visiting or vacationing in Paris, France.


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  • Paris syndrome is a condition exclusive to Japanese tourists and nationals, which causes them to have a mental breakdown while in the famous city. Of the millions of Japanese tourists that visit the city every year, around a dozen suffer this illness and have to be returned to their home country.

    March 26, 2011